MetLife Announces First Quarter 2018 Preferred Stock Dividend Action, Subject to Final Confirmation
NEW YORK February 16, 2018
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has declared a first quarter 2018 dividend of $0.25 per share on the company’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A (NYSE: METPrA), subject to the final confirmation that it has met the financial tests specified in the certificate of designations for the Series A preferred stock, which the company anticipates will be made and announced on or about March 5, 2018.
The New York Stock Exchange has not yet set an ex-dividend date for the Series A preferred stock. Following MetLife’s confirmatory announcement on or about March 5, 2018, the New York Stock Exchange will set an ex-dividend date for the Series A preferred stock. The dividend will be payable March 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of Feb. 28, 2018.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.
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